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Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Uniqueness Sources
The Episode Of Sri Kala & Hasti
Kannappa Nayanar Siva Panchakshari Mantra
Holy Thirthas What To Adore
Sri Kalahasteeswar Mandir The Mother's Mandir
Places Historicity
Swarnamukhi... Worth Visiting
Sukhabrahmasram Kailasasram
Battinyyakona Yerupedu
Giri Pradakshanam Conveyance
Kinds Of Sevas Temple Timings
Abhishek Timings Periodical Festivals
Chief Festivals Annadana And Its Efficacy
Emblems Of Siva Siva Panchakshari Mantra
Constructive Programmes  
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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PLACES OF ITINERARY INTEREST

Kannappa Gudi

No visit to Sri Kalahasti becomes complete without availing the darsan of Kannappa at his mandir atop the hillock, lying very close to the eastern side of the main mandir. It is said that the very spot made sacrosanct by his offering eyes to Lord Maheswar, is now enshrining his image for worship. Realising the infinite glory and peerless sacrifice he demonstrated, princes and philanthropists raised a modest shrine to perpetuate his apurva bhakti. Recently, the temple administration has undertaken the electrification of the path to enabling the visitors to go up and offer prayers even during late evenings.

It is a single - celled mandir adorned with the installation of Kannappa's icon in standing posture. It faces east. The making of the icon is so superb that a single sight flashes across the mind his whole life from birth till merging in Bhagawan Paramasiva. Normally pious bhaktas pray to him with burning of camphor; for, the priest stays during certain hours only. 

 

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